VMware provides foundation for enterprise hybrid cloud

VMware‘s key message this week at its annual VMworld conference is making the shift to the hybrid cloud. The company announced new and enhanced products around helping customers migrate to hybrid cloud environments so they can get all the benefits associated with such an operating platform. The new products are being introduced to meet the…

HP introduces VirtualSystem for VMware vSphere 5

HP is extending the Microsoft– and Citrix-based VirtualSystems announced at HP Discover to VMware’s upcoming vSphere 5, the company announced at VMworld in Las Vegas. VirtualSystem for vSphere 5 is shipping in three versions, one aimed at mid-sized businesses that will be mostly sold through the channel, a higher tier product for businesses with a…

QuickVid: Virtualization at Bell Canada

Bell Canada has been on a virtualization path for five years now, and despite seeing significant impacts on its data centre space and energy costs, it’s still got a long way to go in the estimation of James Beer, director of data centre strategy and operations. caught up with Beer at the recent VMware Forum in Toronto to talk about Bell’s virtual strategy, where it’s been, where it’s going and what it’s learned along the way.

Check out what Beer had to say in this QuickVid video.


QuickVid: Top opportunities for VMware partners caught up with VMware Canada chief Grant Aitken at the company’s recent VMware Forum in Toronto to discuss all things virtualization. In this QuickVid, Aitken outlines two of what he feels are the most untapped opportunities for VMware partners: cross-selling and desktop virtualization.


Liveblog: Citrix Summit 2011 Keynotes

Citrix Summit - Tom Flink

SAN FRANCISCO – Victoria Day will have to wait. Your intrepid blogger is settling in for the keynote session at Citrix Systems’ biggest partner event of the year, its Citrix Summit show at the Moscone West convention centre here. On tap, a look at where Citrix has been in the last year and where it’s…